Young, Michael, "Overcoming the Crisis in Curriculum Theory: A Knowledge-based Approach," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 45(No. 2, 2013), 101-118.
Calls for Curriculum Theory to return to a focus on access/entitlement to knowledge by students; describes bases for selecting "powerful" knowledge rather than powerless knowledge; provides principles for designing a knowledge-based curriculum; cites objections to as well as supports for this this type of curriculum; see a related essay by John White in New Visions for Education (online) - 5/11/12
Broad Topical Focus
Curriculum Conceptions and Theories
Mode of Inquiry in the Study
Theoretical/Conceptual Inquiry, Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay
Type of Study
Curriculum Theory Creation and Uses, Content Selection and Organization
Young, Michael, "Young, Michael, "Overcoming the Crisis in Curriculum Theory: A Knowledge-based Approach," Journal of Curriculum Studies, 45(No. 2, 2013), 101-118." (2013). CIRS: Curriculum Inquiry and Related Studies from Educational Research: A Searchable Bibliography of Selected Studies. 3640.
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